Africa Africa

Africa Africa, exploring the Now of African design and photography


AfricaAfrica, exploring the Now of African design and photography
March 15 – April 2 2018
Open Thursday to Sunday h. 12.00 – 19.00

In collaboration with con Mia Photo Fair Projects and Ponderosa Music & Art

Overcoming the stereotypes and the obsolete idea of a continent that is defenseless and needy, the exhibition restores an image of a reality that is dynamic, innovative and vital. 22 creatives, 40 objects of design and 50 photographic works express an unprecedented and fascinating vision of a contemporary Africa.


Jean Servais Somian, “Banquette Pirogue”


Omar Victor Diop, “Jean-Baptiste Belley” from the project “Project Diaspora” | Siwa Ngoboza, “Serpetina Jonza” from the project “Les Etres D’Africadia I”

Cultural programme Palazzo Litta Cultura

Thursday 15 March at 6.30pm
AfricaAfrica. Exploring the Now of African design and photography.
Speakers: designer Cara/Davide, Conrad Hicks, Jean Servais Somian, Peter Mabeo and photographers Siwa Mgoboza and Joana Choumali, whose works are on display.

Thursday 22 March at 6.30pm
Sustainable Energy for Africa by Design.
How to address the issue of energy access in low- and middle income contexts.
Intervengono Carlo Vezzoli ed Elisa Bacchetti, coordinatori di LeNs International alPolitecnico di Milano – dipartimento Design.

Thursday 29 March at 6.30
Made in Slums / rifiuti necessari.
Un’esperienza di design negli slums.

Interviene Francesco Faccin, architetto e designer.

Palazzo Litta Cultura
Corso Magenta 24, Milano
Blue Room
Free entrance

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